“Healthy” Chicken Tetrazzini

Some of you may remember my Grandma’s Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe and it’s one of my FAVORITES, but in an effort to ditch some pounds before the holidays… I’ve had to make a few tweaks <cough> remove the stick of butter and 3 cups of cream… <cough> I also ditched the flour and tried a pureed…

Red Pepper Pesto

My Dad had two nice Basil plants this summer which produced a LOT of leaves, but by yesterday the plant was quite sad, and was ready to be tossed… However, there were still a number of leaves on the plant so we thought, why not try to squeeze out a little more basil as a…

Shrimp Scampi over Fettuccine

You know when you all the sudden get the BIGGEST craving for something and nothing can satisfy it until you have it? Well that was the case for meĀ on Sunday with Shrimp Scampi lol. Fortunately, it’s REALLY easy to make and I had all the ingredients minus the shrimp. I didn’t put cream in this…

Tortellini Chicken Soup

I LOVEEEE this dish, very similar to my Sausage Tortellini Soupthe flavors just get soaked into the noodles (and in this case the potatoes) and get better and better each day. Honestly, I love this the next day just nice and cold. This is a really hearty, but healthy soup which can be served year…

Lemon-Butter Chicken Meatballs with Tomatoes over Angel hair

Thought of doing something completely different, and although the original intention was something lower-fat… the sauce became a nice butter reduction… I had something in mind, and then at the grocery store saw Roma tomatoes in PERFECT ripeness (surprisingly around this time of year too…) so I started changing things as I went. Ingredients Chicken…

Tortellini with Shrimp and Lemon-Wine Sauce

I made this so long ago I had to rack my brain in order to post it. Then it alllllllllllll started coming back to me and my mouth began salivating as I reminisced. At the time I didn’t have fresh rosemary, but that would have made an AWESOME addition. It should also be served over…